1 Woman Seriously Injured After Jumping Off State Fair of TX Tram
A woman was seriously injured after jumping off a tram at the State Fair of Texas.
SERIOUS INJURY CONFIRMED
A woman is in serious condition after officials say she "fell" off the tram. According to Taylor Austin, a spokesperson from the State Fair of Texas confirmed that around 3:46 pm on Saturday fair officials received word that a person had fallen off the tram.
A person was hospitalized Saturday afternoon after they fell off a State Fair of Texas tram, officials have confirmed.
At about 3:45 p.m., fair officials were notified that a person had fallen off the tram, said Taylor Austin, a spokesperson for the State Fair of Texas.
WITNESSES SAY WOMAN "JUMPED OFF"
A few witnesses stepped forward and told officials what they saw. According to the witnesses, a woman was traveling on the tram when she suddenly "jumped off." The woman had jumped from the moving tram to pick up an item that had dropped.
Medical services were quickly called and when they arrived, Dallas-Fire Rescue spokesman Jason Evans said officials determined the woman needed more medical attention and was in "serious" condition.
STATE FAIR OF TEXAS SHOOTING
This comes just days after the State Fair of Texas shooting. Over the weekend, a gunman fired a gun into a crowd at a food court in the State Fair of Texas.
Three people were wounded in the shooting, including a woman who was shot in the back and leg. Investigators are trying to determine how a firearm was able to get into the fair. This year, the g
“Safety is our number one priority out here, and so we must understand how this happened because we do have very stringent safety measures at all of our gates." This year, people entering the State Fair of Texas pass through metal detectors called “Open Gate” which is a new, less bulky, and much more discreet setup.
Firearms are prohibited at the fair except by licensed gun holders who are allowed to carry guns concealed.
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